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2013-11-21 12:34:44

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have developed the first molecular test to diagnose eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a chronic upper gastrointestinal disorder. The incidence of EoE has skyrocketed since it was first characterized two decades ago. The test, based on a 96 gene expression profile, "offers an unprecedented opportunity to improve diagnosis and treatment, and a platform approach for other inflammatory diseases," says Marc Rothenberg, MD, PhD, director...

2013-11-19 23:28:32

A new article published on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 9 tips on how to get rid of hives fast at home. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com introduces 9 tips on how to get rid of hives fast at home. This article is useful for people who want to find a chronic hives treatment. Firstly, the writer indicates that after people get hives, they should write down all the foods they have eaten and the hygiene products, beauty products,...

2013-11-13 23:02:18

New law encourages schools to stock lifesaving medicine for anaphylactic emergencies. McLean, VA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 President Obama today signed into law the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act during a ceremony attended by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) CEO John L. Lehr, members of FARE’s board of directors and key congressional sponsors. This historic and potentially lifesaving legislation is the first federal law encouraging schools to stock epinephrine...

2013-11-12 23:20:08

ENTA proudly announced that it has hired Eric M. Saidel, JD, to serve as its new Director of Human Resources. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 With approximately 900 employees, including physicians, clinicians and staff in its ranks, ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA) is not only the largest Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy, and Audiology Practice in the nation, it is also one that requires excellence in every aspect of its management corps in order to continue to both innovate and blend...

2013-11-12 09:50:04

Two specific genetic variations in people of African descent are responsible for persistent atopic dermatitis (AD), an itchy, inflammatory form of the skin disorder eczema. A new report by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that loss-of-function mutations to Filaggrin-2 (FLG2), a gene that creates a protein responsible for retaining moisture and protecting the skin from environmental irritants, were associated with atopic dermatitis in...

Peanut Allergy Cured In Boy After Receiving Lifesaving Transplant
2013-11-11 13:53:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors have witnessed the first-ever curing of a dangerous peanut allergy in a 10-year-old boy, according to research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology's (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting in Baltimore over the weekend. “It has been reported that bone marrow and liver transplants can transfer peanut allergy from donor to recipient,” said Dr. Yong Luo, an ACAAI member and lead study author. “But...

2013-11-07 13:16:09

The greatest allergy myths and misconceptions, debunked From gluten allergy and hypoallergenic pets, to avoiding the flu shot because of an egg allergy, there are a lot of common myths and misconceptions about allergies. Many might be shocking due to a great deal of false information in the media and on the Internet. And some of the misconceptions can be damaging to your health if vaccinations are skipped and extreme dietary avoidances are taken. But where did all of these...


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Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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